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* Please note: Divine Light Studio's practices ensure fair and equal treatment for all clients, and therefore are to be upheld and applicable to all.

Turn around time-

Sneak peeks occur 1-3 days after your session via social media. Portrait sessions have a turn-around of 2-3 weeks (larger portrait sessions could result in longer processing time). Weddings, Quinceaneras and other large events have a turn-around of 6-8 weeks. ALL sessions and events are to be processed in chronological order. "Rush processing" is available and is to be billed separately.
Please allow 48 hours for all correspondence.

Investment/payment-

Booking fee’s are non-refundable and non-transferable and will be considered as liquidated damages to the photographers. Client understands and agrees that Photographer will not book other sessions during this time. In the event that Client cancels the portrait session or fails to attend the session on the Session Date, for any reason, Photographer shall suffer losses that are difficult to ascertain. All portrait sessions must be paid in full by appointment date. All weddings and events in this likeness are to be paid in full 30 days prior to the event date; and/or as indicated on the contract. Cash, check, and all major credit cards are accepted. Additional processing fee for credit card transactions may apply. In the event Studio Policies are not followed, we reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. 

Copyright-

Divine Light Studios remain copyright holder of all work. Permission for prints and enlargements for personal use only may be permitted on a case by case basis. All pictures/video remain the property of Divine Light Studios for the use of advertising and other purposes as appropriate.

Posting pictures online via all channels including but not limited to social media is allowed, but MUST include the company name and link to Divine Light Studios website or social media link. Filters and additional edits are strictly prohibited, unless authorized or completed by Divine Light Studios to ensure proper demonstration of artistic style and product. Divine Light Studios and their legal representation take all violations of copyright law serious, and will take all steps necessary to ensure all rights are upheld to State and Federal law. 

Cooperation-

The Clients and the Photographer consent to happily cooperating and communicating with each other to achieve the best possible result within the understanding of this contract. Photographer is not responsible for existing backgrounds or lighting conditions which may negatively impact or restrict the photography coverage.

Artistic Rights-

Editing and style of images is at the sole discretion of the photographer.

Industry standard is to provide only edited jpeg images which represent the best work to client.  Photographer will not release any unedited or "RAW" files. Photographer will make every reasonable effort to correct exposure, color, tone, contrast, sharpness, and cropping of all delivered images to the liking of Client. Advanced editing and requests which may include the removal or additional of people or objects, enhancements or de-emphasis of physical characteristics, etc. can be requested at a beginning rate of $25 per image. Photographer reserves the right to edit based on their specific style, which includes color corrections and enhancements.

Sales Conditions:

Client acknowledges and understands that all sales of printed product are final. Client acknowledges that all sales are final. No discounts, returns, exchanges, cancellations, or alterations of orders can be made once payment has been exchanged. Additions to order is subject to the decision of the Studio. 

All client's agree to terms upon booking.